Midland Man Arrested for Assaulting Woman

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland man remains behind bars after being arrested for assaulting a woman while intoxicated.

25-year-old Ryan Michael Lellis was arrested this past Saturday for a third-degree felony of assault of a family member.

Police were called to the 3200 block of Patrick Place around 1:30 a.m.

The victim claims Lellis pinned her down to a bed and began to choke her.

A neighbor placed the 911 call but not before Lellis slapped the victim across the face and threatened to rape her.

Lellis could face up to 10 years if convicted.